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Address: 101 Nguyen Thai Hoc St., Hoi An 10000, Vietnam
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Description: This beautiful private home, built around an open courtyard and filled...
This beautiful private home, built around an open courtyard and filled with antiques, is over two hundred years old.
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Living Museum

This house was the first residence to be certified as part of Heritage Village. It is a museum but also a living home. A member of the family will show you around their dwelling... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We read some reviews for this place and thought it sounded interesting but it just wasn't. It's a pretty old house but there are only two rooms and dark ones at that. I've heard that there is meant to be a guide explaining the history to you but for us there just wasn't and with nothing else to do we... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Compared to Phoung Hung Old House near the Japanese Covered Bridge the Old House of Tan Ky does not have much to offer.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The house inside has some history on it, but you sort of feel like you're actually stepping into someone's home. The grandparents are very kind and gentle when you go in. And are happy to share the history of the building as well, although their english is not so much. But I admire and respect them for trying and for... More 

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Singapore
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Interesting visit to see the interior of the house though the visit only took about 10 mins. Short explanation provided by one of the many guides.

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Napier, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This old house is an interesting visit and worth a few minutes of your time. I feel it needs to be seen as a part of appreciating the overall historical tapestry of Hoi An rather than being a must-see in its own right. I found it a bit dark and dingy. The information about the height of previous floods in... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

An interesting part of the historic back story of Hoi An, with lots of good detail. The reason why I haven't scored it higher was simply that it was packed with tours when we arrived and was therefore incredibly hot and felt somewhat artifical. I'm sure if you visit early in the morning you get a very different feel to... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Use one of the 5 tickets from your Hoi An Ancient Town card to visit this beautiful house. Walk in, be seated, and someone will give you a cup of tea before explaining the history of the house. Next comes the tour. Enjoy!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This house was the first residence to be certified as part of Heritage Village. It is a museum but also a living home. A member of the family will show you around their dwelling. Have a look on the wall where the water level are marked with the dates.of the year monsoon floods. Interesting and worth a visit.

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Derbyshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We used one of our 5 ancient town tickets because we wanted to see one of the old houses and were told that this one was worth a look. We were greeted by a lady who sat our family of 4 down and gave us complimentary iced tea before telling us a little about the house. We then had a... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

So, so interesting, family explained they are the 7th generation living there, had family photos on show, very generous with information!!! Didn't feel any pressure to buy souvenirs, glad we didn't miss this house with the 5 ticket pass for Old Hoi An!!!

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